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Exclusive: Documents reveal Philip Morris' campaign to subvert the world's anti-smoking treaty

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By Aditya Kalra, Paritosh Bansal, Duff Wilson and Tom LasseterNEW DELHI/LAUSANNE, Switzerland (Reuters) - Philip Morris International Inc is waging a secret campaign to subvert the World Health Organization's anti-smoking treaty, which was designed to save lives by curbing tobacco use, a Reuters investigation published today reveals.In one of the largest-ever tobacco industry leaks, internal Philip Morris International documents seen by Reuters, combined with reporting in 14 countries, expose a clandestine lobbying operation that stretches from the Americas to Africa to Asia.In internal ...

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First Published: Thu, July 13 2017. 17:42 IST